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  • s  containing or of the nature of alcohol
    spirituous liquors

  • The mere fact that neither "sport," in the modern sense, nor "spirituous liquors" had been invented when the Gods uttered their respective prohibitions is immaterial.
  • Persons using spirituous liquors in public are liable to a fine of between $5 and $75; arrested drunkards can be fined from $35 to $375 or can be imprisoned for from one month .
  • Whiskey, brandy, rum or any spirituous liquor should be freely given, so as to produce intoxication, if possible.
News & Articles

  • Craven changes structure of its ABC board
    Regardless of where you sip your martini in North Carolina, the sale of the spirituous liquor that gives it a punch is controlled by counties under North Carolina’s General Statutes.
    July 9, 2013 - New Bern Sun Journal

  • Joseph Reed in Boston Globe (registration)
    ...lure of using original sources to tell the tale does pay off in passages of period flavor: After the Trenton victory, American General Joseph Reed tells of the "great Quantities of Spirituous Liquors at Trenton of which the Soldiers drank...

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